Choices for Japanese People Living in America

Japanese people living between the United States and Japan were interviewed about life choices such as obtaining permanent residency and returning to Japan.

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Why people decide to move back to Japan, instead of living out their life in America

Married couple who moved back to Japan after 48 years living in America

An increasing number of people around me are moving back to Japan. I’m also nearing that turning point myself. I feel at ease because my eldest son works in Japan and lives with my parents, but as their only child, I must return to Japan to take care of them when they require more elderly care. While there are Shin-Issei like me who return to Japan in order to take care of our parents who stayed in Japan, there are also those who move to Japan because …

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